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ENC Honors

Welcome to the ENC1102 Honors LibGuide! This LibGuide has links to secondary resources on many of the works that you will read in your course, in addition to links to the primary sources for several of the works. Check out the center column for information on how to search for academic, critical articles about your topics. 

Library Resources for Readings

The library databases have a variety of resources on many of the authors and works that you will be reviewing in the class. These videos and resources can be used to provide context, in addition to the scholarly literature criticisms to the right of this list. 

Link to Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Zora Neale Hurston, trailblazing novelist and pioneering anthropologist, is responsible for establishing African-American vernacular as a valid voice in literature. With the rediscovery by the modern academic community of Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston became one of the first black women to enter the American literary canon. This definitive film biography portrays Hurston in all her complexity: gifted, flamboyant, controversial, and always fiercely original. The program intersperses insights from scholars and rare footage of the rural South (some of it shot by Hurston herself) with reenactments of a revealing 1943 radio interview—and examines her life both as a writer and as an ethnographer. (84 minutes)

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Databases for Literary Criticism

Full Text Resources available through the Library

Zora Neale Hurston Citations

Sample MLA Citation 

Hurston, Zora Neale. "Sweat." The Complete Stories. 1st ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. 73-85. Print. 

Edwidge Danticat

Check our IRSC's NEA Big Read LibGuide for secondary sources on the work of Edwidge Danticat.